How to remove How to remove Ads by Awesome-Promos adware from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

Ads by Awesome-Promos are generally appearing on the infected computer as pop-up ads within the web browser. The adware stands behind all of those irritating pop-up advertisements that show up on every page while browsing the Internet. Even the most famous web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer cannot guarantee total protection against Ads by Awesome-Promos adware. This malware is able not only to get into the web browsers, but also change system registry, network settings and even install additional programs without user’s consent. The adware uses various tricks and shady methods to get into the user’s computer.

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Promotional advertisements provided by Awesome-Promos may be displayed on any web site that you visit. The most hazardous thing related to those advertisements is that they will provide user with misleading information, fake discount coupons, quizzes, tests and other offers. When user clicks on those ads he basically gets into the trap and will be redirected to some questionable sponsored websites. Those sites are extremely risky, because they might try to trick users and get their personal confidential data like debit cards, PayPal credentials and other. Likewise, users may get infected by different adware, spyware, keyloggers, backdoors and other malicious programs once going to those dubious websites.

The primary goal of Ads by Awesome-Promos adware is to promote partners’ websites and software such as unwanted toolbars, extensions and plugins, pc tweaking and performance improvement utilities, etc. Every time the infected user is being redirected to those websites or installs those programs, the developers of Awesome-Promos are making profits.

So, if your default home page and search engine were changed without your authorization and on every website that you visit you see pop-up ads, in-text hyper-links and banners it means that your computer is infected with some malware program that you need to remove as soon as possible. Probably it found a way to slip into your system, like for example it could get into your computer bundled together with freeware programs downloaded from questionable websites or torrents. Bundling is the most popular way of spreading adware on the Internet. In few words, you should always pay attention during the installation of the program, especially to EULA. Also, we recommend to opt for custom installation to be able to remove all of the potentially unwanted programs from being installed along with the freeware program.  However, if you want to remove the Ads by Awesome-Promos adware from your computer we advise you to follow the comprehensive guide written below. With this step by step removal tutorial you will be able to clean your computer within a few minutes and it doesn’t require any computer knowledge. Simply, perform the steps below in the correct order and you will be able to remove the Ads by Awesome-Promos adware from your computer.

Awesome-Promos Removal Instruction

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Manual Removal Instruction for Awesome-Promos

Step 1
UNINSTALL AWESOME-PROMOS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs).
    Awesome-Promos remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program.
    Awesome-Promos remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall Awesome-Promos and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the Awesome-Promos or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    Awesome-Promos remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE AWESOME-PROMOS FROM YOUR WEB BROWSERS
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove Awesome-Promos from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the Awesome-Promos and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove Awesome-Promos from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as google.com. Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove Awesome-Promos from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled Awesome-Promos completely.
  • Remove Awesome-Promos from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove Awesome-Promos from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select Awesome-Promos and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove Awesome-Promos from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove Awesome-Promos from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove Awesome-Promos completely.
  • Remove Awesome-Promos from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove Awesome-Promos from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the Awesome-Promos and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove Awesome-Promos from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove Awesome-Promos from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove Awesome-Promos from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove Awesome-Promos from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove Awesome-Promos completely.
  • Remove Awesome-Promos from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL AWESOME-PROMOS REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the AWESOME-PROMOS and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 09/28/2015 08:31 PM;